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Suganuma Gassho Community

Suganuma, Nanto 939-1973, Toyama Prefecture
+81 763-67-3300
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Suganuma Scenery

Awesome place. It is a small village that is self sufficient, showcasing picturesque houses with... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2017
MaxManila
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Manila, Philippines
via mobile
Worth a visit if you are already there for Shirakawago and Ainokura !

This is one of the smallest village and not much to see. But at the same time its less touristy and... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
itcheetam
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Los Angeles, California
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
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“small village” (3 reviews)
“the bus” (2 reviews)
“gassho house” (2 reviews)
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Suganuma, Nanto 939-1973, Toyama Prefecture
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+81 763-67-3300

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Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Awesome place. It is a small village that is self sufficient, showcasing picturesque houses with foliage and hills providing the backdrop. "Take a leisurely stroll and enjoy the treasures of the town" is one good advice by the travel tour. Don't rush, go at a...More

Thank MaxManila
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This is one of the smallest village and not much to see. But at the same time its less touristy and very traditional Japanese life style. Its very quiet and serene. You can take the bus from Shirakawago to Suganuma, its about 30 minutes and...More

Thank itcheetam
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This little village is set in a little valley, there is parking above the village and in the village itself, down a steep driveway. For those parking above the village there is an elevator in the carpark, if you don't wish to walk down. The...More

Thank libica
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Suganuma is a small beautiful Gassho house village in Toyama. You can take a Kaetsuno World Heritage Bus from Shin-Takaoka station to the bus stop in front of the village. it takes about 1.5 hours. Again, it is a small village but worth to visit....More

1  Thank OtaroTraveller
Reviewed 3 August 2016

This village is between the world famous Shirakawago and well known Ainokura. If you do visit Shirakawago and Ainokura by car I do recommend a visit to this small but very nice village. There is about ten very well maintained Gassoho houses in the village....More

Thank Jan-OlofO
Reviewed 14 May 2016

We went to lunch in a house at Suganuma village in Gokayama as part of a tour. We took an elevator from the parking area and walked through a tunnel to reach the village. Without such facilities, the houses must have been quite remote. The...More

1  Thank Staidthere
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

This is one of the 3 main gasho-style villages in the area. It's 9 houses (vs more than a 100 in Shirakawa-go), so it's much less busy with crowds and feels very traditional. Well worth the extra miles to get there! Breathtaking views of the...More

1  Thank Julien B
Reviewed 23 May 2015

There are two little villages that are separated by a bridge. There are 3 museums that can be visited on the villages. While interesting to see, there is no information on any western language.

Thank Starviagera
Reviewed 21 March 2015

We stopped by Suganuma Village on our way leaving Gokayama. Our first reaction is that the village is really quite small, featuring nine gassho houses. Again, we did not go into any of the houses, so we were done walking the site in less than...More

2  Thank jeni_hk
Reviewed 8 June 2014 via mobile

We visited here in May 2014. This place was not in our plan but we just plan one day before. It's raining when we arrived. We found the house to shelter. This house look like souvenir shop but it's small restaurant. We had lunch here...More

1  Thank KhunGift
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